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amtrak and union pacific. >>> talks resume this afternoon to end weeklong strike keeping crab fishermen out of the water. negotiations to end the dispute brock off yesterday. crab -- broke off yesterday. beateners were getting $3 a pound before thanksgiving. >>> michigan lawmakers have taken the final step toward returning traditional pro union stronghold into a right to work stay katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: to bring this home, california is not a right to work state. unions here can make workers join and pay dues. michigan going in the opposite direction, less than two hours ago the house passed right to work legislation, affecting public sector workers they passed it 58-51. representatives had already ok'd second bill focusing on private sector employees the senate approved both last week. with thousands circling outside the capitol in lansing, and another 2,000 plus inside, the michigan house has approved the second of two contentious right to work bills that weaken union power in the pro labor state. worker reaction was swift and angry. >> ge
sze are in san francisco with more. >> hi eric, good morning. >> hi eric. we are here at union square having so much fun we've raised $1500 so far people are bringing groceries, money, there are seven ways for to you give. >> one is text, i did it this morning. type the number 80077 and the word feed and it is a $10 donation. you can do it too. >> fan out more on abc7news.com. we'll -- we'll be back to tell you more. >>> good morning. we are live from walnut creek festive atmosphere. if case you don't where we are broadway plaza look for the giant christmas tree. we've been here live since 4:30 this morning trying to raise awareness about hunger in the bay area. i know you want to give money or food. we've got goodies to give you this stuff from the food bank contra costa and solano county we have games for kids to play and our deejay. if that's not enough, abc7 is going to give away a few things, we are going to raffle off several prizes, we have three pairs of tickets to the san francisco ballet. if you donate $25 we'll put new a raffle for four ticket to disneyland. come down here
department, but the head of the police officer's union questioned the true source of the posting. >> if it was an off duty police officer driving the vehicle, the chief of police would have to make a determination about whether or not discipline is appropriate. >> he was out of town, but the vice president of the police commission points out this may never make it into a public arena. >> the commission can't look into it themselves until something is brought to them by the department or the occ. >> the internal affairs just launched the investigation today. the first job is to substantiate the actual person who posted that video and the comments. reporting live from the broadway tunnel in san francisco, alan wang, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> we are learning more about yesterday's deadly shooting at that oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts made a bee line from his car through macy's wearing a mask, a bough lis assistings -- a ballistics vest and carrying a semiautomatic rifle. by the time he got to the food court he was already firing. he killed 54-year-old ci
of the light rain falling. right here on thornton avenue up union city boulevard towards union city this is going to slide towards fremont possibly the great mall in milpitas f you are heading that way rain getting ready to move into where our studios are -- in the embarcadero towards fisherman's wharf back 280 towards daly city, ocean avenue. as we look to the northwest the radar returns aren't as numerous as they were this morning with the heating they could build and you could see some of this, check out the double rainbow that was sent by louie in mountain view earlier this morning. thank you for sending that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet not
central valley. from dublin back to tennison road, union city, towards fremont, mission boulevard, a little light to possibly moderate rain. san mateo, belmont, san carlos, redwood city, be prepared. woodside heavier rain headed your way traveling across 92, here's our next stretch, windsor forestville, those are areas that had flooding yesterday or this morning and now we are starting to see smaller showers develop in your neighborhood this is the waves of showers we talked about that are going to continue coming up from this moist flow out southwest to mid and upper parts of the atmosphere. zeroes from concord, oakland, redwood city south you are going to get your rain just a matter of time santa rosa inch and a half nearly six inches in -- that feeds into the russian river everything is okay as far as flooding there. showers today, heavy at times, we'll get heavier rain tonight the only day i'm not forecasting rain is monday. cold front heavier showers to the south one batch falls apart behind it as it moves across,eyfñ more green and yells through the evening hours, on and of
and hearing is scheduled for december 20th joovlt after 16 most tentative agreement reached between the union and port of oakland. port workers without a contract for nearly a year and a half now. details will be released on wednesday. we will of course pass them along. >>> let's go back to the weather coverage now. napa creek often overflows causing major flooding problems when it rinse like this weekend although not this time. perhaps not any more either thanks to the city flood protection plan. of wayne has the story. >>reporter: when high water come to napa people know the drill. >> flood warning come we pray a little bit. drill take everything out of the basement. everything off the bottom shelves. >>reporter: so what is wrong with this picture. sand bag or the need for them? >> well we would probably be standing in mud and big mess. >>reporter: as the water rose in napa last weekend plenty of residents expected another scene like 2005. when napa creek overflowed its banks. this time it didn't. thanks mostly to 35 million dollar federally funded bipass project by the army corp
the union. what it's about is keeping our city afloat. dealing with a budget situation that has just been disaster for over a decade and saying what are we going to do to fix it. >>reporter: police officers say the fix it self is a disaster and the only thing the 2 sides can seem to agree on is the staffing shortage here is real. the department is authorized to have more than the 1700 current officers. 44 new recruit in the pipeline but 81 says if you add up the people who have left or planned to leave since academy started, total of 53, it's a numbers game the department can't we know. >> they are walking out. don't have it any other way. can't strike. can't do job action. the only way really to send a message loud and clear is to leave. >>reporter: tina says no amount of recruiting will ever replace the decades of experience the city is losing in the name of fiscal reform in san jose abc 7 news. >> 4 year ballots over san francisco golf course done tonight. federal court june says the city did not vailt the endangered species act by allowing golf in the historic sharp park golf
in union square. >> that's because -- ♪ ♪ >> look at those familiar faces. >> don sanchez and sue hall ringing in the holiday season this morning at the 32nd annual celebrity ringing of the bells outside macy's. >> this year's theme is rock the square featuring a concert going on now. go out there and say hi. >>> just ahead, mike is going to introduce us to a new friend. for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. of using toothpaste to clean their denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean fo
to birth defects. >> and tonight marks the first day of hanukkah. hundreds packed union square to watch the menorah mark the holiday. seven more will be list through december 15th. this is the 37th year menorah lighting. >> a new theory how the dinosaurs were wiped out the face of the earth. it involves the volcano. we'll tell you what may have happened 65 million years ago. a tragedy in london, how two djs are being punished after a prank may have led to a suicide. golden state warriors go for a third road win. mike shumann has highlights in sports. >> valley fog is developing. >> valley fog is developing. i'm leigh glaser. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing the chase liquid reloadable card. with chase liquid, there's no waiting and no fee to activate you can load cash and checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and there are no withdrawal fees at over 17,500 chase atms all for one flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >> ama: new data suggests that dinosaurs died from a volcano. a massive volcano nea
will be broadcasting all day long from these three locations, union square in san francisco. that's where dan and i will be. san tan uh row -- santana row in san jose. >> larry will be there. >> you can drop off food or cash donations anytime between 5:30 in the morning until 7:00 in the evening. >> if you can't make it to one of our sites, try it. you can call 1-877-525-3775. we will take your contribution over the phone or text the word feed to 80077 and donate $10 on your cell phone bill. it is a fun time of year and an important day. >> speaking of larry beil he is with us. >> tomorrow at broadway plaza we will do the donations and talk smith-kaepernick. we can do hours on that. and if you remember watching jason kidd while he was at cal, the jump shot was iffy. but he works at the craft. the kidd is king for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy
. >> in union city the school district will have the first ever active school drill next march and officials are keenly aware of how the tragedy might affect younger students. >> with younger children, it's like an earthquake drill maneuver you are reassuring the children and moving the children around. >> district psychologists were coaching faculty members in how to see distress in kids. >> let them know every once in a while it happens but rarely happens and there are adults they can go to. >> in san francisco it was gut check time. school officials were reexamining safety plans since the columbine massacre. since then, their tactics have changed. >> we take immediate action. we know that lies are at stake and if there is an immediate shooting, our officers gather and engage. >> overall there was very little panic at local schools but definitely a solemn news that made parents want to be closer to their children today. >>> thanks very much. >>> there is a vigil of one in san jose we want to share with you. remarkable picture, the mother shared this photo. the little girl lighting a candle
shopping. shoppers were hitting the stores in union square before 8:00 this morning. similar scenes all over the bay area, especially south bay where david lieu with which is, live in san jose. -- >> reporter: mother nature has given bay area retailers an early holiday gift, rain-free day that hopefully will drive shoppers out, people who were afraid to brace the elements yesterday. here's the situation here in san jose at target, there's been a steady stream of shoppers some baskets are full others reflect last minute purchases, christmas eve buyers tend to be men we've seen a balance of men and women shopping this morning that may help retailers realize 2 -- 2 1/2 to 3% increase in sales this saturday that brick and mortar stores shine. there are bargains to be had. you save money by shopping late? >> yeah, i did actually. there's things on clear and 40% off. i just saved some money. >> reporter: now the big job is wrapping. >> that's all fun, i have help. >> i'm just here to pick up ice and stocking stuffers, that's it. >> reporter: your duty is light today? >> yes. i get to cook tom
looking out for them. >>reporter: in union city the district has its first ever active shooter drill set for next march. now it is certainly time limit district officials are also aware the imaginary scenario could be traumatizing to students. given what really happened in connecticut. how do you have an active shooter drill an not alarm students especially the younger ones. >> exactly right. and with younger children it's a fair drill like earthquake drill like maneuver where you reassuring the children and you are moving the children around and the adults need to know weighs going open but you are right the. the children the little ones especially don't need to know weighs going on. >>reporter: the drill coming up here in union city in a few months. in the men time oakland as we said sent out a letter. many other districts l throughout the bay area sent either letters home with stunts today or sent e-mails home to the parents about how to talk to their kids and here in 81 city and district throughout the bay area on monday there will be more counselors available to kids because
society far in the livermore valley. union city fremont but you head west ward and through moss beach, definitely looking at that wet weather. slick roadway reduced visibility and santa cruz mountains notice here off the coast enhancement one of the spots we see maybe half inch of rain before it's all said and done. right now ems in the low to mid 40's. it was a chilly afternoon 46 right now in oakland 48 san francisco with low 40's over in antioch and fairfield. fairfield pretty gusty wind right now over 20 miles an hour. light rain tonight. some showers early tomorrow focusing around the south bay. santa cruz mountains. north bay clear out first. sfo level at around 3000 feecht we have seen rain and snow mix early this afternoon around ukiah and chilly day tomorrow and really cold start sunday morning but sunshine in the afternoon so here's the set up weak system offshore. area of low pressure will continue to travel down the coast throughout the next several hours and as it does it will spin up some rain into the bay area. not everyone is going to get wet. look at 11:00
, san leandro and union city. inland east bay, highs in the low 60s all around the bay area. 61 in concord. monterey bay, it will be slower to clear out tomorrow, we'll see relatively mild conditions, highs of 62. >>> here is the seven-day forecast, raiders day tomorrow, thursday night football, raiders taking on the broncos. it will be dry and pleasant for tomorrow night's game after a sunny day tomorrow. sunny days will follow for the rest of the forecast during the warming up to mid-60s on sunday and holding there for the remainder of the period. >> sunny days are here again. putting their paws to the peddle. you have to see these pictures. plus, the moon and very violent plus, the moon and very violent (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >> dan: the moon and probably the earth factories were fiercely bombarded by space debris than previousl
them to the skinny jean trend. union i glow first west coast store in 81 square a few mowing a are telling seling them. real question is where do you put your wallet. >> i have it on good authority larry has a pair and look goods in them. >> [ laughing]. >> i had no idea. if they are athletic like you wear compression shorts that's possible. that is what you are describing there. spencer -- no. compression shorts where the muscular is aided by. >> think outside the box. >> i'm not going this far outside. players beat the commissioner in bounty case thanks to the old commissioner who also doesn't wear leggings. doing the crabtree you won't catch him in a pair of these. won't happen. well take it won't happen. well take it back well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ]
rifle rifles. what prompted the move may instructive. union representing california teacher said it was reviewing the decision to invest 500 million dollars with server because of the connection to bush master. >> teacher feel very strong and passionate about this issue. >>reporter: nevada advocate see this as strive for culture change making assault rifles taboo. >> a lot of people are now getting behind and understanding at the end of the day not necessarily the dollar that counts but the sense of what they are doing with the money. sense of the type of weapon we are selling to the general public. >>reporter: in the wake of the shooting sales of assault rifles have jumped. the question is how deep is any change? for answers we go directly to those at the center of the conversation. teachers pension of the biggest state. and the largest makers and seller of assault rifles. >> i'm calling to see if wal-mart if bush master. >>reporter: 6 states responded 2 definitely invest in maker of assault rifles. none has followed california lead yet. on corporate side dick sporting g
just off union square for the san francisco firefighters and lefty annual toy drive this morning yely kick off was attended by mayor ed lee and other department heads. donation dropped off here have been stacked in the back of the restaurant sorted and put into barrels for delivery. while this may appear to be a massive amount of toys the need this year outweighs the donation so far. >> still more and more kids going without toy this is year. this year deliver over 43,000 -- excuse me 200,000 toys to 43,000 kids in san francisco. >>reporter: also helping out by sending tax toy pick up gifts from homes throughout the city and delivering them to lefty at no charge. driver sam is happy to be part of the effort. >> this is a great thing for the kids. of course to get some toys for christmas. >>reporter: lefty will be collecting toys here on geary street until 2:00 o'clock in the morning. if you captain come by here you can drop a gift off at any fire station near your home. they will be glad to take it. in san francisco, i'm thomas abc 7 news. >> there is still time to help there.
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